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Campaign for National Parks welcomes two new trustees

Campaign for National Parks has welcomed two new trustees to its board - Sue Beaumont and Kate Ashbrook. It follows the departure of two long-standing trustees Nick Holliday and Anna Bedford.

Campaign for National Parks launches 'All I want for Christmas...' fundraising appeal

Our 'All I want for Christmas...' campaign looks at what National Parks in England and Wales need to deliver for People, Nature and Climate. We need your help to carry on our important campaigning work.

National Parks for the Future focus of Campaign for National Parks Council Meeting & AGM 2021

Campaign for National Parks welcomed members, supporters, Friends and politicians to its annual Council Meeting and AGM online on 25 November 2021, which this year explored 'National Parks for the Future: Visions for the Next 70 Years'.

Campaign for National Parks calls for greater action to protect peatlands

Campaign for National Parks is calling for urgent action to protect and restore peatlands in National Parks in England and Wales - including a ban on burning as a land management technique.

Read Viewpoint Magazine 78 (Spring/Summer 2021)

Friends of Campaign for National Parks receive a bi-annual printed Viewpoint Magazine packed with news, views and features about National Parks in England and Wales. With the latest edition about to land on doormats, we're sharing the previous one with you.

New Campaign for National Parks animation unveiled

A brand new animation has been unveiled by Campaign for National Parks to show the different ways people engage with National Parks. The new perspective animation with new music and map was created in collaboration with young city-dwellers passionate about National Parks.

Campaign for National Parks responds to Government's Net Zero Strategy

The release of the Government's Net Zero strategy coincided with a commitment from the UK's National Park Authorities to ensure net zero National Parks by 2045 (with net zero National Park Authorities by 2030).

National Parks New Perspectives scheme expanded - 10 x £1,000 bursaries up for grabs

Campaign for National Parks ‘National Parks: New Perspectives’ scheme to support the next generation of National Parks communicators expands with 10 x £1,000 bursaries now up for grabs.

Campaign for National Parks Photography Competition 2021 - shortlisted images

Almost 100 photographs were submitted to the Campaign for National Parks Documenting Climate Change Photography Competition 2021 - here are the shortlisted images which went before the judging panel.

Documenting climate change in National Parks Photography Competition 2021 – winners revealed! 

Stark images of extreme weather, wildlife in decline and pollution were accompanied by images of hope and nature recovery in Campaign for National Parks’ Photography Competition 2021. 

Campaign for National Parks’ photography competition 2021 – voting now open

Scenes of extreme weather, pollution and nature recovery feature in the shortlist for the People’s Choice Phone Photograph award in this year’s Campaign for National Parks Photography Competition.

'National Parks: New Perspectives' bursaries now open for entries

Campaign for National Parks is looking for the next generation of National Park communicators to share their stories of National Parks in England and Wales as part of a National Parks: New Perspectives bursary scheme. 

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